Elk County, Pennsylvania

Near Marienville Pa

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Elk County Pennsylvania (Class A) BFRO

June 2010

I have debated whether or not to report my encounter to the BFRO or any organization. I don't know why, but I guess I wanted to keep this experience to myself for a few years and then it just didn't seem to matter as far as reporting it. But now, I realize that all encounters need to be in a data base somewhere. These DO exist and when that day of discovery happens, this database will house many of the answers. My encounter happened in early June of 2010. I took a friend to the Marienville/Timberline ATV trails northeast of Marienville, Pennsylvania in the Allegheny National Forest, to ride ATV's for the day. Allegheny National Forest covers approximately 515,000 acres or 800 square miles of protected wilderness in North Eastern Pa. The forest is pretty dense in most spots and has many types of terrain. From my understanding the Allegheny National Forest is one of the least densely populated areas east of the Mississippi River. Surrounding the Forest are more woodlands and farm coun...

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Elk County Pennsylvania (Class B) BFRO

Hunters hear loud vocalization and breaking branches

I was at our hunting cabin along with my dad, uncle and brother. My brother and I were sitting out in front of our cabin in front of a small campfire. My dad and uncle were inside of the cabin. It was...

September 2003

Elk County Pennsylvania (Class B) BFRO

Hunters hear nighttime vocalization on Belltown Hill, near the north shore of the Clarion River in the Allegheny National Forest

During winter archery season, my father, uncle, and I were in our hunting cabin which is located in Elk County. This area is mainly timber land and is situated along the northern shore of the Clairion...

November 1977

Jefferson County Washington (Class B) BFRO

Couple Sees Large Animal and Hears Vocalizations and Knocks

I and my husband have been visiting the Lake Quinault, WA area for the past 5 summers, for up to 10 days at a time. This past June,2003, around the 17th, about 5 PM, we were hiking the Quinault Rainfo...

June 2003

Jasper County Georgia (Class A) BFRO

Two witnesses recall sighting as teens near Monticello


June 1986

Dickinson County Iowa (Class B) BFRO

Photographer spooked off Big Spirit Lake before he gets his photo

I was photographing the sunrise on Sat 4th February in the morning on the frozen shore of Big Spirit Lake in northern Iowa, it was about 5am, so I had to wait until daylight. I shut off my vehicle, wa...

February 2013

Sumner County Tennessee (Class A) BFRO

Man recalls multiple witness encounter near Hendersonville

I always tell this story whenever there is big foot conversation. However, I have never reported the incident to an official source. The creature was witnessed by myself, my sister, brother-in-law, my...

January 1966

Boise County Idaho (Class B) BFRO

Couple describes incidents at two different campgrounds in Boise National Forest

Heard wood knocking. Heard a boulder hitting the ground. Seen something swaying and walking back and forth. At locations and descriptions below....

November 2010

Lake County Colorado (Class B) BFRO

Notes from the Colorado BFRO Expedition

The BFRO Colorado Expedition was conducted in a remote area in the same part of Colorado as some major ski areas -- Vail, Ski Cooper, and Breckenridge. The area was heavily forested and had plenty of ...

September 2005

Holmes County Ohio (Class B) BFRO

Possible nighttime sighting while camping on a farm on a foggy night near Nashville

I saw a shadow of a beast, about 50 feet away from the edge of the field.... It was around 9:47pm and a few people went away from our camp fire to an open field to see the milky way. A dense fog had a...

August 2013

Wyandotte County Kansas (Class A) BFRO

Retired cop sees a large hairy biped dash right in front of his car near Kansas City

On or about 00:30 Hours (12:30 AM), February 10, 2015, give or take 30 minutes, I was on my way home from work. I work in Overland Park, Kansas and live in Lansing, Kansas. I have been working a speci...

February 2015